ATK propulsion and composite technologies supported the successful launch of a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket carrying a classified spy satellite for the U.S. government. The rocket is the tallest ever to be launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base. ATK supplied 17 key composite structures for the launch vehicle at ATK’s facility in Iuka, Miss. In addition, ATK designed and produced the nozzles for the Delta IV’s RS-68 engines at ATK’s Promontory, Utah facility.
Source: Alliant Tech Systems, Inc (ATK) (NYSE: ATK)
Date: Aug 29, 2013